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November 29, 2004

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 The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Bank Robbery in Niceville this morning (Monday). The robber entered Vanguard Bank at 4300 E. State Road 20, a few minutes after 11:00 today and stated to the bank teller that a man was waiting outside to blow up the bank. 

The robber was described as a clean shaven light skin white male, medium to thin build between five feet four and five feet six inches tall. He appeared to be thirty years of age, and was wearing a dark gray ski cap, black sunglasses, and a Hawaiian shirt with a gray shirt underneath.  

The robber left the bank with an undetermined amount of cash and witnesses last saw the suspect heading towards State Road 20. No one was harmed during the robbery. No security photos are available. 

Anybody with information about the Vanguard Bank Robbery may contact Investigator Monty Easterday at (850) 609-2000 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at (850) 863-8477.

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for more information contact Catherine Dokey, Community Relations Coordinator

(850) 651-7153

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